A Society Sensation

The Borrowed Duchess (Working title)

Directed by: Paul Powell, USA, 1918

USA, 1918
Szenenphoto aus A Society Sensation, © Bluebird Photoplays Inc.

Cast and Credits

Production Bluebird Photoplays Inc.
Distribution Universal Film Manufacturing Company
Director Paul Powell
Scenario Hope Loring
Paul Powell
Story Paul Powell [The Borrowed Duchess]
Director of Photography Edward Ullman [As E.G. Ullman]
Cast Carmel Myers [Sydney Parmelee]
Rudolph Valentino [Dick Bradley (as M. Rodolpho De Valentina)]
Lydia Yeamans Titus [Mrs. Jones]
Alfred Allen [Captain Parmelee]
Fred Kelsey [Jim]
ZaSu Pitts [Mary]
Harold Goodwin [Tommy]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Ratio: 1:1,33 - Black and White,, 5000 feet, 5 reels
Sound System: silent
First Screening: September 23, 1918 in USA
US Copyright: September 11, 1918 - ©LP.12863
Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist [Archiv: UCLA Film And Television Archive (Los Angeles)]

General Information

A Society Sensation is a motion picture produced in the year 1918 as a USA production. The Film was directed by Paul Powell, with Carmel Myers, Rudolph Valentino, Lydia Yeamans Titus, Alfred Allen, Fred Kelsey, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of A Society Sensation available.

Bibliography - Exhibitor's Trade Review, 5 October 1918, pg 1521.
- The Moving Picture World, 12 October 1918, pg 273, 278
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 12 October 1918, pg 553.
- Variety, 13 April 1918, pg 287.
- Wid's Film Daily, 6 October 1918, pg 26.
- Richard E. Braff, The Universal Silents, Jefferson 1999, No. 7432

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